Lending Library

The Lending Library, located at the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center (DSAHRC), has a wide variety of books available to individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and professionals that address all aspects of education for students with Down syndrome including reading, mathematics, communication skills, speech and language development and inclusive education. Books are loaned out for 4 weeks at a time.

Leveled Books:

The resource center has a library of fiction and non-fiction text books that are used to teach students reading and develop literacy skils.These books are leveled using the Fountas and Pinnell leveling system.

The Library also has Reference Books and Software for use in the office.

Please feel free to stop by the office and browse the selection of books and other materials. Or, if you would like a book mailed to you, just let us know!

For a complete listing of materials available, call the DSAHRC at (518) 438-1113 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Topics in Down Syndrome: Gross Motor Skills in Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals


This book will teach the reader what support a child needs to develop the basic gross motor skills properly, and how to provide support in a way that challenges the child and gives him confidence in his own physical abilities. This book tells the reader what skills are appropriate for each stage of development from birth to age 6, how the skills are broken down into the component steps, detailed instructions for activities for practicing each step, and guidelines or tips for doing the activities.